Thursday, February 07, 2013

PASLI 35th General Assembly and National Confab

Dear Colleagues,

The Philippine Association of School Librarians, Inc. (PASLI) is pleased to invite you to the 35th PASLI general assembly and national conference entitled “Reinventing the School Library as a Learning Commons” on April 24-26, 2013 at the SkyLight hotel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

The national conference aims to help administrators, professional librarians and non-professionals working in both public and private school libraries to:

1. improve their professional skills in delivering library services to the school children, school teachers and other related clients;
2. upgrade their knowledge and skills in performing technology-enabled services;

3. enhance their skills and techniques in collaborating with teachers and creating knowledge with the school learners;

4. update themselves on the latest trends toward establishing a 21st century school library;

5. observe and promote love of the Philippine culture and natural resources.

Responding to the need for making the school library relevant to the 21st century school environment and pedagogical processes, we have invited the following educational leaders in the country to shed light and give directions to our work as school librarians: Dr. Edizon A. Fermin, principal of Miriam College High School and Kto12 curriculum consultant, Mrs. Elizabeth R. Peralejo, EMC coordinator of Ateneo de Manila High School and current PLAI president, Mrs. Sharon Maria S. Esposo-Betan, head systems librarian of UP Diliman College of Engineering Library II and an expert in I.T. Librarianship.

The registration fee is Php 5,000.00 for each live-in participant, Php 4,800.00 for each live-out participant. This is inclusive of seminar kit, certificate, handouts,  underground river or city tour and board (breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner for live-in participants; snacks and lunch for live-out participants) and lodging(triple sharing). For each accompanying person, the fee is Php 4,500.00  to cover board, lodging and tour. Program begins on April 24, 2013 at 9:00am at the Skylight Convention Center. Hotel check in starts on April 24, 2013 and check out on April 26, 2013 12:00pm.

For those who are interested to join the Underground River tour, register to the PASLI national conference on or before March 20, 2013. After March 20, 2013, all registrants will take the city tour. Register at For more information, please contact Mr. Marion Jude Gorospe – Miriam College HS Department, [(02) 5805401 local 3184 / or Ms. Gemma Cuña – Claret School of Quezon City [(02) 9217316 local 230 / 09175832568]

We look forward to seeing you at the event.

Thank you.

Ms. Ma. Joie A. Lobo
Seminar Coordinator
Vice President, PASLI                                              

Mr. Marion Jude M. Gorospe
Outgoing President, PASLI

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